U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
|Data Quality Guidelines/Bulletin for Peer Review|
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has published updated Information Quality Guidelines (345KB PDF Format) in accordance with direction provided by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of the Interior's Data Quality Guidelines. These guidelines are intended to ensure that any information disseminated by the BLM will be high quality, accurate, useable information.
A request for correction of information covered by these guidelines should first be filed with the office that disseminated the information. That office has sixty (60) days within which to respond. If any member of the public wishes to challenge that office’s response, they may do so in writing to:
Assistant Director, Information Resources Management, Bureau of Land Management
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
Or by e-mail: BLM_WO_Information_Quality_Guidelines@blm.gov
As required in Section III. Information Quality Challenge and Review Procedures of the Information Quality Guidelines, the following four elements should be included in a challenge to information:
For further information contact Paulette Sanford in the Office of the BLM Chief Information Officer at 202-912-7560.
To view an information fact sheet about the information quality program, select this link.
Click the following links to view BLM’s responses to date on requests for correction:
FY 2013 Information Quality Act Correspondence
FY 2012 Information Quality Act Correspondence
FY 2011 Information Quality Act Correspondence
FY 2010 Information Quality Act Correspondence
FY 2009 Information Quality Act Correspondence
FY 2008 Information Quality Act Correspondence
FY 2004 - FY 2007
BLM Bulletin for Peer Review
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directive, Final Information Quality Bulletin for Peer Review, dated December 15, 2004 (263 KB PDF), requires that there be a “systematic process of peer review planning” and access to a list of information products for official dissemination that will be peer reviewed as either influential scientific information or highly influential scientific assessments.